Black Pottery Juglet from Jordan

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
published on 28 February 2019

These distinctive small juglets belong to the "Tell el-Yahudiyeh Ware", named after the Egyptian site where they were first discovered, although this type of ware was produced elsewhere. The juglets are of a dark color, burnished black or dark brown, and decorated with fine impressed dots which were filled with white lime. Generally, juglets of this type are small with pointed bases, thus requiring support. The type also includes some animal-shaped vessels. Middle Bronze Age, 1800-1650 BCE. From Jabal al-Jawfa in Amman, Jordan. (The Jordan Museum, Amman, Jordan).

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2019, February 28). Black Pottery Juglet from Jordan. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Black Pottery Juglet from Jordan." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 28, 2019.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Black Pottery Juglet from Jordan." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 28 Feb 2019. Web. 19 Apr 2019.

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